Photo courtesy of Michal Venera
Visit the Fort Baker history page to learn more about this significant army post.
Fort Baker's Park Partners
Fort Baker features a hands-on children's museum and learning center, the Bay Area Discovery Museum;a first-class lodge, Cavallo Point—the Lodge at the Golden Gate;an institution dedicated to dialog and action on global environmental issues, the Institute at the Golden Gate;as well as the U.S. Coast Guard Station Golden Gateand the Travis Sailing Center.
GETTING TO FORT BAKER
Driving Instructions to Fort Baker
From San Francisco
From the North Bay
Please park along the waterfront at Horseshoe Cove or at the trailhead at Drown Road, located off of East Road.
Many cyclists approach Fort Baker on Conzelman Road from the Golden Gate Bridge. There are relatively flat routes around Murray Circle and along the waterfront. A short but steep climb takes you to the access road to Sausalito.
Activities at Fort Baker
This cell phone tour offers a 3-hour walking tour and a one-hour accessible tour. Learn about Fort Baker's history, its natural surroundings, its early people, the U.S. military and the role that the National Park Service and park partners now play in protecting the site.
Fort Baker History Walk: Innovations in Army Post Life